The Edwardian Kitchen

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The Edwardian Kitchen
Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
  • Telephone 0141 616 6410
  • Seasonal times Summer: 2018 plans to open later
  • Food served Mon–Fri noon–4pm; Sat/Sun 10am–11.45am, noon–4pm
  • Email
  • Website www.nts.org.uk/Property/…
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Edwardian grandeur and artisan baking in this country home, which also features an impressive art collection.

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Taking a stroll through the grounds of Pollok House gives some indication of how Glasgow’s one per cent lived in the 1800s. From the vastness of Pollok Park, to the grounds of the Maxwell family’s ancestral home, and inside to the basement and the Edwardian Kitchen itself, the experience is thoroughly enjoyable. As is the Kitchen itself. Designed with a modern twist on the original kitchen, it is bright, busy and utterly charming. Doors open onto an excellent outdoor Tea Garden, and this summer will see a takeaway café open, as well as later openings until 8pm. The menu offers many home comforts, such as huge flavour-packed sandwiches through to mains including a chicken pie stuffed with herbs, meat, and vegetables from the garden. Cakes are made on the premises daily, and no visit is complete with tucking into one of the huge scones.

The List's rating
7.2

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Cooking

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Kevin Scott visited The Edwardian Kitchen on 24 March 2018
  • High point: Truly unique setting
  • Low point: Walking through a car park to reach the main entrance
  • Notable dish: Homemade cakes and scones
  • Average price: £8.45 (set lunch)
  • Private dining: Up to 60 covers
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables
  • Music on stereo: Nothing
  • Live entertainment: Southside Fringe venue, theatre shows and music events happen at the House and within grounds, Pollok Art Society also put on events
  • Capacity: 60 (40 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 60
  • Open since: 2006
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 5
  • House wine: £15.95 per bottle

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